Essay for English 120

Prompt: Your goal is to analyze both your
own approach and history with reading and writing(Narative) and reflect on the
things you have learned or plan to incorporate from the two sources.

•Minimum
Length:4-6 pages.

*Your
thesis should reflect your relationship with reading and writing, and/or the
effect reading has had on your

life.
The first part of your essay should mirror a format like “Superman and Me” or “Why
I Write” where you tell the story of your relationships with books. The second
half of your essay should be focused on the following:

1)
An analysis of either strategies and devices you would like to emulate or
reproduce in your own writing (aka things in the three sources you would like
to use) or strategies and devices you will never use or reproduce in your
writing because of the author’s in affective application in the work.
(Basically, in this part of the essay, I would like you to reflect on the two
sources and talk about what you really liked or what you really hated, and how
you can implement those thing in your own writing.)

•Required
Research/Readings:

“Superman and Me” by Sherman Alexie

“Why
I Write” by George Orwell